Filter Photo hosts an annual call for proposals for the exhibition calendar at Filter Space. We welcome photography proposals of all types, whether traditional or experimental or coming from an emerging curator or a veteran artist. Filter Photo hopes to attract a broad range of proposals that reflect the creative diversity of the contemporary photography community.

This call is currently closed.  Please check back in 2020 for updates about the next exhibition call cycle.



Accepted proposals will receive:


  • A 4 to 6-week exhibition at Filter Space to take place 2020 – 2021
  • At least 1 exhibition reception, with refreshments provided
  • The opportunity to host an event in conjunction with the exhibition (e.g. a workshop or artist’s talk)
  • Exhibition marketing including printed postcards, an email blast to Filter Photo’s mailing list and other social media promotion


2019 Important Dates:


August 15th: Submissions Open

October 31st: Submissions Close

Mid-November: Exhibition Panel reviews proposals

Late November: Applicants notified

2020 – 2021: Exhibitions take place


2019 Exhibition Review Committee:


Matt Austin – Founder Candor Arts

Natasha Egan – Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography

Kris Graves – Photographer and Publisher, Kris Graves Projects

Colleen Keihm – Executive Director, LATITUDE

Tonika Lewis Johnson – Visual Artist and Photographer

Juli Lowe – Director, Catherine Edelman Gallery

Jennifer Murray – Executive Director, Filter Photo

Rafael Soldi – Artist and Curator



Submissions Are Now Closed